Game Changes: Radio – Series 2 – Hamish Blake

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Radio Today_Game Changers: Radio

This article was originally published by Radio Today on 27 June 2016. You can find it here.

 

Hamish Blake is a game changer.

As one half of arguably one of the most successful show on FM in Australian radio history, Hamish & Andy, Hamish and his best mate Andy Lee are truly groundbreaking figures in event radio.

Hamish and Andy started as a development show on Fox in 2001, and over the next four years refined their act on late nights and weekends before moving into the national drive slot on the Today network in 2006. Their ratings were astronomical. Highlights included a 25 per cent of the Melbourne drive market and a national audience of over 2 million, making it the most listened to Australian radio show. Ever.

With ground breaking ideas - like the Caravan of Courage and the Tall Ships Adventure - Hamish and Andy established themselves as more than just a radio show: they are one of the most potent media brands in Australia.
 
'I've been incredibly fortunate to be side by side with someone that I think is so funny, but is also so driven... To use a cycling analogy, I can just slipstream him a bit.'